|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead|
A Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead was found at this location during beet hoeing in 1977
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 3484 1207|
|Parish:||HEMBLINGTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
1977. Stray Find.
Found on surface while beet hoeing:
1 Mesolithic chipped flint axehead. Finely worked, triangular section. Cutting edge badly damaged but remains of tranchet scar. See drawing (S1). Information from (S2).
Potentially an outlying find from the Mesolithic flint working site identified to the south (NHER 31238).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 7 May 2014.
- FINDSPOT (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
- TRANCHET AXEHEAD (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
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|<S1>||Illustration: Hawkins, J. 1977. Drawing of a Mesolithic flint tranchet axehead from Hemblington. Card. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
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